Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011.
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ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton collapsed during his State of the State speech Monday night, Jan. 23, getting up and walking away a few minutes later. It was not immediately clear what happened to him. When he got up, he waved and walked to a back room. The governor was more than 40 minutes into his annual speech in front of a joint meeting of the House and Senate when he simply fell to the floor. in front a packed state House chamber.
The husband of a Cottage Grove woman found dead in her home two months ago has been arrested on suspicion of murdering her. Police on Tuesday arrested Stephen Carl Allwine, 42, and booked him at the Washington County jail on probable cause second-degree murder in connection with 43-year-old Amy Louise Allwine’s death.
All three south Washington County lawmakers will be involved when the Legislature crafts a new state public works funding bill. Dan Schoen, DFL-St. Paul Park, is serving on the Senate Capital Investment Committee, and Reps. Tony Jurgens and Keith Franke both landed spots on the House Capital Investment Committee as freshman legislators. Those committees assemble the so-called bonding bill that funds state and regional construction projects and puts state-borrowed money toward some local construction projects.
Rep. Dan Schoen will lead a meeting Tuesday, Dec. 20, on public safety workers who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder. Schoen, DFL-St. Paul Park, is convening the roundtable after a...
A driver was transported by ambulance after his pickup truck collided with a semitrailer at a busy U.S. 61 intersection Monday in Cottage Grove.
A hunter was rescued from a Mississippi River island Saturday evening after falling into the water, authorities said.
Tony Jurgens will replace Denny McNamara in the Minnesota House.
Dan Schoen will move from the Minnesota House to the Senate.
Republican Tony Jurgens led Democrat Don Slaten with more than half the precincts reporting in the Minnesota House District 54B race. Jurgens, of Cottage Grove, led Slaten about 55-45 percent...
Dan Schoen and Leilani Holmstadt were in a close race for Minnesota Senate District 54 as votes had yet to be reported early Wednesday. Schoen, DFL-St. Paul Park, led Holmstadt,...